ICG Seminar – 07 Nov 2019. Speaker: Dr.Andreas Vlachidis

In this week’s ICG Seminar, Dr. Andreas Vlachidis from UCL talked about “Using dates as contextual information for personalized cultural heritage experiences”. He presented his previous work on how contextual information and semantic modelling could be used to improve the visitor experience and provide more personalized cultural heritage experiences. Here are the slides for this…

ICG Seminar – Lazy Stencil Integration in Multigrid Algorithms

  Charles Murray presented his talk entitled “Lazy Stencil Integration in Multigrid Algorithms” at the ICG seminar this week. The talk abstract as follows: Multigrid algorithms are among the most efficient solvers for elliptic partial differential equations. They are known to solve partial differential equations, e.g. the Poisson equation and related forms, in an optimal…

Steve Shirley lecture at Durham University

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Steve Shirley lecture which is kindly hosted by Google and will talk place at Durham University. Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley is a child refugee, turned successful IT entrepreneur, turned ardent philanthropist, and she will be joined by Prof. Alexandra Cristea, Google Engineer Laura Lowenthal and Prof. Sue Black…

ICG Seminar – 10 Oct 2019. Speaker: Dave Braines, IBM.

In this week’s ICG Seminar, Dave Braines from IBM talked about “Conversational Explanations – Explainable AI through human-machine conversation”. He described the space of Explainable AI with a particular focus on the role of the human users within the human-machine hybrid team, and whether a conversational interaction style is useful for obtaining such explanations quickly…

Gautham to receive a Scholarship from Laidlaw

Gautham has been awarded the Laidlaw Scholarship, which is an undergraduate research scholarship with elements of leadership training, funded by Lord Laidlaw. He is an undergrad student studying Maths and Computer Science under Natural Sciences, going into the second year. Gautham’s research is focused on the area of MOOCs and understanding student behavior on online…

Prof. Alexandra Cristea Keynotes at UKCI 2019

Professor Alexandra Cristea has presented keynotes entitled “Learning Analytics – where is it now and where is it going?” at the 19th Annual UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence. Alexandra has spoken about Learner Analytics within Computational discussing challenges, success stories, specific aims and goals in the context of education, and future developments. Some recent results…